Historical

The Swordsman

“I see you have studied the works of Camillo Agrippa.  Have you always used the rapier?”   “Ummm… I don’t know anything about “Camino A Grip A”.  Is that a street in San Juan Capistrano?”   “No.  It is a school of Italian sword fighting from the sixteenth century.  I noticed you were shadow fencing here at the...

Saddle Up

Howdy ya’ll!   The United States has always had a love for archetype characters. They serve as national models for emulation. While the histories surrounding these individuals and groups may be a bit sanitized or exaggerated, depending upon the needs of the audience, their ultimate purpose is to serve as guides both for our youth, as...

Lincoln Memorial

The Masters

Well… I have been “unfriended” from a longtime “friend” on Facebook.  Evidently he did not take kindly to my responding to his post that we should “…all be reporting to the authorities on our friends and families who are articulating ‘extremist’ views.”  (His articulation of extremism was to reference those who voted for President...